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Hit the sauce


(Old fashioned) Drink alcohol. Boozing. ‘Sauce’ refers to an adult beverage and ‘hit’ suggests a large amount is being consumed. (Compare to Fell off the wagon.)

“Since his wife died,¬† he’s been useless and hits the sauce a lot too.”

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